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John hypatos and topoteretes (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: ν|νη : [Ἰ]ωάννῃ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

υ̣π̣
τ̣
τοποτ
ηρητ
η

ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) τοποτηρητῇ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: ν|νη : [Ἰ]ωάννῃ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

υ̣π̣
τ̣
τοποτ
ηρητ
η

ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) τοποτηρητῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.802
Diameter 27.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ τοποτηρητῇ.

Mother of God, help John, hypatos and topoteretes.